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Michael the Dentist

Dr. Michael Wenzel is a Dentist, Filmmaker and Aspiring YouTuber from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Michael loves technology and practices dentistry exclusively through surgical operating microscopes. He and his wife Natalia own a wedding photography and filmmaking company named Follow the Hope.

What's Actually Involved In Replacing a Front Tooth Crown?

What's Actually Involved In Replacing a Front Tooth Crown?

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Mar 12th, 2019

So your dentist says one of your front teeth needs to have a crown replaced. He or she shows you the defect on the x-ray or a clinical photo, and you book your appointment to have the procedure done.

...Have you ever wondered...

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Why Some People Get Cavities, and Others Just Don't (Part 1)

Why Some People Get Cavities, and Others Just Don't (Part 1)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Mar 5th, 2019

Cavities suck. There's no doubt about it.

But why do they only seem to happen to some people?

Many of us have that annoying younger sibling who never brushed their teeth and yet SOMEHOW never got a single cavity...

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Why Dentists Fill Baby Teeth?? (Tooth Decay at 16x Magnification)

Why Dentists Fill Baby Teeth?? (Tooth Decay at 16x Magnification)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Feb 27th, 2019

Why the...

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Why Flossing is an Impossible Habit

Why Flossing is an Impossible Habit

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Feb 19th, 2019

Instead of posting...

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Dentist Check Up for KIDS (What to Expect)

Dentist Check Up for KIDS (What to Expect)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Feb 13th, 2019

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How to Floss Every Day (For the Rest of Your Life) - Part 2

How to Floss Every Day (For the Rest of Your Life) - Part 2

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Jan 30th, 2019

That habit of flossing is not a sticky one. In fact, it's like a well-greased pig with an innate talent for running away. In this blogpost, we begin to learn how to make the habit of flossing stickier than it naturally is. ...not physically stickier, that would be gross. Mentally stickier. Which will be good.

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Wisdom Tooth Pain and Removal: Sedation and Sensation (Part 2)

Wisdom Tooth Pain and Removal: Sedation and Sensation (Part 2)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Jan 22nd, 2019

Welcome back everyone! Today we're talking about what to expect when you're actually getting your wisdom teeth out. 

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How to Floss Every Day (For the Rest of Your Life) - Part 1

How to Floss Every Day (For the Rest of Your Life) - Part 1

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Jan 15th, 2019

That habit of flossing is not a sticky one. In fact, it's like a well-greased pig with an innate talent for running away. In this blogpost, we begin to explore some of the problems that make flossing such a hard new year's resolution to keep. Next time, we learn how to make the habit sticky.

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Wisdom Tooth Pain and Removal: What to Expect at the Dentist (Part 1)

Wisdom Tooth Pain and Removal: What to Expect at the Dentist (Part 1)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Jan 8th, 2019

Wisdom tooth pain can be horrible. And when you're in severe pain, it's hard to make even the simplest decisions, much less what your next step should be during this dental crisis. This blog post is what to expect during your first appointment at the dentist, so you don't have to fear the unknown.

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How Xylitol will save you Money (and a tooth-ache)

How Xylitol will save you Money (and a tooth-ache)

By Michael the Dentist

Posted Dec 19th, 2018

Welcome back everybody! Today, we're talkin' anti-cavity weaponry. One of the favorites from the arsenal is Xylitol.

Certain ingredients in food products have exceptional anti-cavity properties, and you should look out for...

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